MLRO – Job No. 5643

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Introduction

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an MLRO to join an established company within the financial services industry. The role is administratively reportable to the Chief Executive Officer. The MLRO has direct access to the Board of Directors whenever required. The MLRO will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s AML and CFT frameworks in relation to activities conducted.

Organization

Our client is an established international company within the financial services industry.

Function

  • The MLRO is to ensure that the company achieved and maintains compliance with all current and future regulatory requirements in relation to AML/CFT.
  • The MLRO is to ensure that the company and its employees are kept aware of their regulatory obligations within their area of responsibility and changes thereof.
  • Also, the MLRO is to give regular training and guidance to the company’s employees and Board of Directors with regards to AML/CFT;
  • The MLRO is to ensure that the AML/CFT policies and procedures are up-to-date and such policies and procedures are adhered to
  • The MLRO shall be responsible for the monitoring of client accounts and transactions.
  • The MLRO shall be investigating and analysing internal suspicious activity reports raised from the company’s staff and shall be considering such reports to determine whether a suspicious transaction report is to be submitted to the FIAU and/or authorities concerned.
  • The MLRO shall be reporting any suspicious activity to the relevant authority.
  • The MLRO shall be the point of contact with the regulators on issues relating to ML/FT within the company.
  • He/she shall also be responding promptly to any request for information made by authorities, provided such is within their legal remit, follow-up on suspicious transaction reports or compliance assessments carried out by authorities
  • The MLRO is responsible to report to the Board of Directors and Senior Management on AML/CFT matters
  • The MLRO is to assist in internal and external audits and investigations related to AML/CFT matters;
  • Represent the company in external committees/seminars and/or meetings as may be required by the role;
  • Perform any additional task related to the post.

Requirements

  • A Degree in Law, Accountancy, Economics or Banking and Finance;
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a related field; Being already approved by the MFSA and FIAU as MLRO will be a strong advantage
  • Experience working in the banking industry would be an asset
  • Enjoy working in a small team and you are able to think out of the box;

Offer

The chosen candidate will benefit from an attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience together with the opportunity to become part of an energetic management team of a well structured organization

Information

Francesca Buhagiar +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2225 (direct)

Application

Francesca Buhagiar +356 2123 2224/5, 2557 2225 (direct)

Your Consultant

Francesca Buhagiar
Senior Recruitment Consultant

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